If a technical failure or a system outage occurs at the court which results in a filer missing an e-Filing deadline; the filer will want to reach out to the court first thing. Then the court can advise on the appropriate relief.

Los Angeles Superior Civil Court Filers

Per the Los Angeles Superior Civil Court’s General Order, if a filer can not e-file a document in due course because of:

    1. an interruption in service;
    2. a transmission error that is not the fault of the transmitter;
    3. a processing failure that occurs after receipt,

the Court may order, either on its own motion or by noticed motion submitted with a declaration for Court consideration, that the document be deemed filed and/or that the document’s filing date coxnform to the attempted transmission date.

Los Angeles Civil Court General Order…